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Elizabethan tales

Elizabethan tales

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Short stories, English,
  • English fiction -- Early modern, 1500-1700

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited with an introduction by Edward J. O"Brien
    ContributionsO"Brien, Edward Joseph Harrington, 1890-1941
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317 p. ;
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14432831M

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    Book of the Marvels of the World (Italian: Il Milione, lit."The Million", deriving from Polo's nickname "Emilione"), in English commonly called The Travels of Marco Polo, is a 13th-century travelogue written down by Rustichello da Pisa from stories told by Italian explorer Marco Polo, describing Polo's travels through Asia between and , and his experiences at the court of Kublai y: Republic of Venice.   The relative peace and prosperity of the Elizabethan age (&#;) fostered the growth of one of the most fruitful eras in literary history. Lyric poetry, prose, and drama flourished in sixteenth-century England in works that blended medieval traditions with Renaissance Brand: Dover Publications.


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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Reprint of the ed. Description: pages 21 cm. Contents: Prefatory note --Introduction --Titus and Gisippus / Sir Thomas Elyot () --The three companions / Sir Thomas Hoby () --Bellerophon's tale / William Adlington () --The two rogues / Thomas Harman () --The tale of mistress Frances / George Gascoigne ( Genre/Form: Short stories: Additional Physical Format: Online version: O'Brien, Edward Joseph Harrington, Elizabethan tales.

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